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13 06, 2022

600 items and places in Baguio tagged in cultural map

By |2022-06-13T16:46:02+00:00June 13, 2022|Lifestyle, News|0 Comments

THE Baguio City cultural mapping project has recently concluded, tagging some 600 objects, sites and buildings as objects of interest worth including in cultural landscaping projects. Donna Rillera-Tabangin, head of the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO), said that the cultural mapping has catalogued the 600 items and placed them [...]

7 06, 2022

Octogenarian Singaporean from Baguio becomes oldest to climb Mt. Apo

By |2022-06-07T09:07:51+00:00June 7, 2022|Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Octogenarian Singaporean from Baguio becomes oldest to climb Mt. Apo

AN octogenarian Singaporean residing in Baguio City has recently become the oldest person to ever climb Mt. Apo, the tallest mountain of the Philippines. 80-year old Peter Chong, who lives in Baguio with his wife, began the ascent to the 2,954 meter-high peak of Mt. Apo from the Kapatagan starting [...]

7 06, 2022

Baguio enters into P15m MOA with NCCA for Diplomat Hotel conservation

By |2022-06-07T09:05:20+00:00June 7, 2022|Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Baguio enters into P15m MOA with NCCA for Diplomat Hotel conservation

THE local government of Baguio and the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) have entered into a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the conservation and rehabilitation management of the Diplomat Hotel in advance of its redevelopment into a creative hub for the culture and arts of Baguio City. [...]

30 05, 2022

New showcase for coffee, rabbit food on in Baguio

By |2022-05-30T15:01:37+00:00May 30, 2022|Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on New showcase for coffee, rabbit food on in Baguio

BAGUIO City launched the “Baguio Coffee and Rabbit Food Festival” on Friday, May 27 this year at the Igorot Garden. Held by the city government and the the City Veterinary and Agriculture Office (CVAO), the festival is intended to showcase and promote both Baguio Arabica coffee and rabbit meat. According [...]

3 05, 2022

Ay Apo! Malaking digmaan sa Mactan!

By |2022-05-03T12:22:47+00:00May 3, 2022|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Ay Apo! Malaking digmaan sa Mactan!

By Kidlat Tahimik   CONSIDER the possibility of moving our Independence Day to April 12, 1895- when Andres Bonifacio scribbled “Viva La Independencia Filipinas” at Pamitinan Cave (Montalban). That suggestion came from Ambeth Ocampo, my favorite historian (…after Yoyoy Villame, Siyempre!)  He takes a second look at that overlooked date [...]

3 05, 2022

Santo Nino exhibit at the Barcelona Philippine Consulate

By |2022-05-03T11:44:31+00:00May 3, 2022|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Santo Nino exhibit at the Barcelona Philippine Consulate

By: Consul General Maria Theresa SM. Lazaro   SINCE  I am not really an expert on the history of the Sto. Nino, I can only mention what I know from what I have read. The image of Sto. Nino must have originated in Spain in the early 16th century and [...]

7 04, 2022

P15m grant for Diplomat Hotel conservation received

By |2022-04-07T07:18:32+00:00April 7, 2022|Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on P15m grant for Diplomat Hotel conservation received

THE National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) has provided Baguio City with a P15 million grant to develop a Conservation Management Plan (CMP) for the Dominican Hill Retreat House, also known as the Diplomat Hotel. The city council, through a resolution, has authorized Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong to [...]

7 12, 2021

Tourism in Baguio in the time of COVID-19

By |2021-12-07T10:44:09+00:00December 7, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Tourism in Baguio in the time of COVID-19

FOR Catalina Pacyaan and her fellow souvenir stall proprietors, the day starts at seven o’clock in the morning. From that early hour on, the stalls along Wright Park are open until evening, hoping to bag sales from the tourists that pass by.  Pacyaan has run her stall beside the tourist [...]

7 12, 2021

Embracing silver linings of the new normal

By |2021-12-07T10:22:50+00:00December 7, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Embracing silver linings of the new normal

By Marilou Guieb INDEED we live in strange times. Troubled times. A life wreaked with havoc because of the pandemic COVID-19. Like a flip of the coin, life has changed drastically. And on many fronts, the phenomenon is seen as a disaster for people and world systems – health, industries, [...]

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